One of my big regrets so far this season is the fact that I repeatedly and confidently said out loud and in print, “There's no way the Sabres will be as bad as they were last year.” It seemed impossible. In the pantheon of “truly garbage” NHL teams in t…Upvote Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com 15 hours agoIt began in late July, when Minnesota Wild left winger Thomas Vanek made a surprising appearance at a federal government building in Rochester, N.Y., where the Austrian national had once played for the American League’s Americans. Vanek was co-operating…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 15 hours agoHalloween is a time when you get to take on a new persona and be that person you’ve always wanted to be. It’s the time to take some risks, dress as something bold or hilarious, and have a good time. Or, if you’re Buffalo Sabres’ captain Brian Gionta, it…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 16 hours agoBUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres reassigned forward Sam Reinhart to the WHL's Kootenay Ice on Friday. The six-foot-one 185-pound Reinhart had one assist in nine games this season with Buffalo. The Sabres selected the 18-year-old native o...Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Sabres set to open doors of new downtown hockey complex, $172 million HarborCenterNHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)BUFFALO, N.Y. - It's game on at HarborCenter, Buffalo's downtown $172 million hockey and entertainment complex, and Dave Smith has difficulty describing his level of excitement. The Canisius College hockey coach says he keeps getting stuck on...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeurthehockeynews.com Oct 30 (yesterday)It appears the Boston Bruins could look elsewhere for help at right wing. While they reportedly had interest in Buffalo Sabres winger Chris Stewart, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman claims it doesn’t appear a deal can be made at this time. Friedman claims …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)There are different kinds of roles for actors. There are prestige projects, in which you sweat and bleed and get fat or get skinny and give everything you have to make art. And then there are paycheck jobs, in which you show up as General Hawk for 10 mi…Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jackets' injury woes continue; Nolan fed up with Sabres; AHLer banned 20 games (Puck Headlines)yahoo.com Oct 29 (3 days ago)Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • This Columbus Dispatch cartoon sums up the Blue Jackets’ recent injury woes. […Upvote Share Tweet
Brett Hull wants you to own a piece of hockey historyWhen you play over 1200 games in the NHL spanning over nearly 20 seasons, win two Stanley Cups, and make a living scoring goals, you’re bound to pick up a few souvenirs along the way. Thanks to one of the most iconic goal-scorers in hockey history, now …Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo, Carolina playing beer league-caliber hockey – with no end in sightThe before: my summer conversation with Buffalo Sabres right winger Chris Stewart. “You look at our team now and there are 13 or 14 new faces. So we come in and think of last year as an anomaly. There’s nothing we can do now. We can worry about the futu…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Mike Green could be perfect fit for ColoradoNearly a month into this season, the Colorado Avalanche stumbled from the gate with a 2-4-4 record. Poor defensive play is a significant factor behind their sputtering start, as they rank among the worst teams in shots-against and goals-against per game…Upvote Share Tweet
Maple Leafs tie record for fewest shots allowed in 4-0 rout of SabresNHL.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs set a new franchise record for the fewest shots allowed in a game, and their offence eventually came to life in a 4-0 rout of the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night at Air Canada Centre. The Sabres finished with...Upvote Share Tweet
Gorges saying no to Leafs creates domino effect on Franson, Habs and SabresNHL.com Oct 28 (4 days ago)TORONTO - Josh Gorges knows Toronto hockey fans haven't forgotten he turned down a trade to the Maple Leafs, but he tries not to dwell upon the decision. "You can't look back on things in the past and say, 'Maybe I should've done this differe...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Isles have prospects to help land supplementary talentthehockeynews.com Oct 28 (4 days ago)The New York Islanders are off to a terrific start this season. Entering this week, the Isles had a record of 6-2-0, putting them atop the Metropolitan Division and second overall in the Eastern Conference. ESPN.com’s Craig Custance fielded a question f…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Oct 27 (5 days ago)Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal reportedly has no intention of waiving his no-trade clause, but that hasn’t kept his name out of the rumor mill. TSN’s Darren Dreger reports there’s no change in Staal’s commitment to the struggling Hurricanes, who…Upvote Share Tweet
Dominik Hasek wins again as the Buffalo Sabres prepare to retire his numberthehockeynews.com Oct 26 (6 days ago)He terrorized enemy shooters for years in Buffalo with his wild acrobatics and nigh-unbeatable glove, and now, former Sabre Dominik Hasek’s number will take a permanent place in the rafters of First Niagara Center in Western New York. The Sabres will re…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 26 (6 days ago)We usually get ridiculously bad team anthems come playoff time, but the postseason won’t be coming for the Buffalo Sabres this year. Instead, they’re fully entrenched in their tanks for Connor McDavid, the consensus no. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Dr…Upvote Share Tweet
Hodgson helps Sabres beat Sharks 2-1; end 4-game losing streakNHL.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cody Hodgson and Nicolas Deslauriers each scored their first goal of the season early in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres continued their dominance over San Jose, beating the Sharks 2-1 Saturday. Michal Neuvirth save...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Is Dallas going Star searching?thehockeynews.com Oct 25 (7 days ago)The Buffalo News’ John Vogl reports Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers is enjoying an early resurgence, tied for second on the team in shots with winger Matt Moulson and ranking fifth overall in ice time among NHL players this season as of Friday. His play i…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 24Jonathan Quick made 29 saves to set the Kings franchise record with his 33rd career shutout, and Los Angeles beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 on Thursday night for its fifth consecutive victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Maple Leafs Blank SabresOct 28Jonathan Bernier recorded 10 saves in the Maple Leafs' 4-0 win over the Sabres.
Perry's Hat Trick Fuels DucksOct 22Corey Perry recorded his second hat trick of the season to power the Ducks to a 4-1 win over the Sabres.
Bruins Shut Out SabresOct 18Niklas Svedberg recorded 32 saves in the Bruins' 4-0 win over the Sabres.
Ducks Skate Past SabresOct 13Rookie William Karlsson scored the first two goals of his career in the Ducks' 5-1 win over the Sabres.
Ricky Rubio, Minnesota Timberwolves agree to contract extensionOct 31With three hours to go before the midnight deadline Friday, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms on a contract extension, the team announced.
Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors agree on contract extensionOct 31The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFC, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell Westb…Oct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.